|Consciousness, philosophy: The experience of differences along with a freedom of choice as opposed to purely automatic responses. See also intentionality, identity theory, other minds.|
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|Metzinger I 316
Consciousness/Papineau: no natural species, but category with central examples. No common physical characteristic for all states of consciousness, only typical effects. - Nevertheless, consciousness is a higher-level property and therefore has causes.
Thinking about Consciousness Oxford 2004
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Bewusstsein Paderborn 1996